Damaged Worlds: A Multi-Author Dystopian Science Fiction Boxed Set Rejecting "This is for your own good..."

By Louise Marley, Cecilia Tan, Cat Rambo, Janine A. Southard

Broken Worlds: A Multi-Author Dystopian technology Fiction Boxed Set Rejecting “This is to your personal good...”

Five books. 4 award-winning authors. a number of worlds the place society has run amuck—whether through its personal layout or through terrible coincidence.

These novels and novellas comprise experience, tune, and small triumphs in risky worlds.

Over 8 hundred pages of epic analyzing watch for! allow the adventures commence.

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The Glass Harmonica–Endeavour Award-Winning Novel by way of LOUISE MARLEY–Street musician Eilish Eam survives on counsel and applause in 1761 London, till she meets Benjamin Franklin. 200 years later, in a Seattle “cleansed” of poverty, one other musician has visions of this woman from over again, a woman who turns out to have anything to coach her.

A Seed at the Wind–Novella by means of global fable unique Award-Winning writer CAT RAMBO–In an Abyss that is going ceaselessly downward, invoice might locate the private abyss is his personal middle. while he comes right into a bit of cash, and many misplaced time, he discovers the most unlikely Abyss. Any misstep might ship him falling, falling, falling...

Queen & Commander–IPPY Award-Winning Novel (Science Fiction eBooks) by way of JANINE A. SOUTHARD–In a global the place try rankings make certain their destiny, six scholars insurgent. In a questionably received spaceship, they run from society... and into the palms of a fair extra risky plot.

BONUS! Hive & Heist–Book 2 of the Hive Queen Saga through JANINE A. SOUTHARD–Directly after the occasions of QUEEN & COMMANDER, and much from domestic, the ship’s group are stranded. in the event that they ever wish to go away, they have to thieve again what was theirs. And one way or the other do it with out provoking their in basic terms pal, an American famous person Ranger.

In Silver A–Best of soppy SF-Winning Novella (Honorable point out) by way of CECILIA TAN–In a balkanized destiny the US, technocrats rule the western city-states. To the hundreds scrounging for survival within the Fringe, the yank Dream is a nightmare. Tato and Marco lengthy for the security and safety that citizenship grants, however the fee could be too excessive.

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The console clicked itself off. Erin bent to hug Charlie, and did a pirouette within the heart of the lounge. “Charlie, this is often marvelous! Whew, what a reduction. Ol’ Underwood received what was once coming to him! And Mars—it’s going to be a tremendous good fortune, i do know it really is. ” “Sounds just like the word’s out,” Charlie acknowledged. “Have you advised Mal? concerning the augmented sensory software? ” He shook his head. “He wouldn’t get it, besides. ” “I consider the hot track workforce has been conversing, and the observe unfold, then? ” “No doubt. ” Charlie was once smiling, happy. “This is excellent! And I’d higher get to paintings! Get my software out the following so i will perform. ” “But E—what approximately London? ” She stopped dancing. “London? ” “Gene instructed you return. ” A kick back crept throughout her sunburned shoulders. She felt a surprising, infantile resentment at Gene Berrick for casting a pall on her enthusiasm, even though unwittingly. She caught out her chin. “Well, i'd. your time, possibly. yet no longer now. Now I paintings on Mars! ” *** within the bathe, Erin stood below hot water, letting it sting after which soothe her sunburned pores and skin. As she lathered her hair, she leaned opposed to the stainless-steel seize bar. It used to be slick with water, and her bottom slipped on it. She stuck herself, giggling, then all of sudden stopped, and stared down at it. The bar—and the bathtub chair, which she had moved out of the bathe ahead of she became at the water—and all of the different paraphernalia that went with Charlie’s incapacity, all of the ordinary aids and gear, nagged at her, jarred her stable temper. She became off the water and wrapped herself in a thick white tub sheet. The reflect within the toilet was once full-length, in order that someone in a wheelchair might see as simply as an individual status. Erin stood ahead of it, toweling her hair. A premonitory tingle in her brow made her go searching, startled. She didn’t see something. yet she felt—she sensed anything. She had the designated sensation that somebody used to be status at her shoulder. She sniffed. there has been that odor back, that highly spiced, overseas body spray. She swallowed her worry, and murmured, “Tell me. Please. inform me what it’s approximately. ” yet even though she listened in stillness for numerous moments, there has been not anything to listen to. 26. London, 1762, 1763 The dreary, rainy autumn wore on via All Souls, into introduction, and directly to Christmas without glimpse of the sunlight, yet Eilish gave no idea to the elements. Marianne Davies got here to Craven road virtually on a daily basis, and he or she and Eilish spent numerous hours operating over the harpsichord and the glass armonica. They have been the easiest instances Eilish had recognized in her lifestyles. She frequently suggestion, observing out her bed room window into the London evening, that she could were really and completely chuffed, have been it now not for her fear over Mackie. Marianne Davies enchanted Eilish together with her quickness of inspiration, her flashing musicianship, her mercurial temperament. Her tiny arms wove magic at the harpsichord and, in a dazzlingly couple of minutes, at the armonica. She made a transcription for the armonica of Mr. J. S. Bach’s “Where Sheep may well accurately Graze” that made Eilish sigh with pride.

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